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The Plastic Electronics Strategy for Success: Realising the UK Potential

Plastic Fantastic: New Boost for UK Electronics Manufacturing

Ensuring the UK remains a world-leader in the high-growth plastic electronics sector is at the heart of a new government strategy launched by Lord Mandelson yesterday. Plastic electronics technology makes it possible to produce a wide range of innovative products more cheaply and in a more environmentally-friendly way than previously viable. The global market for these technologies is forecasted to grow at an astonishing rate over the next decade, exceeding $120billion by 2020. This rapid expansion will apparently create up to 20,000 jobs and could generate a wealth of economic opportunities for the UK. Launching the strategy at the QE2 Conference Centre in London, Business Secretary, Lord Mandelson said: “Plastic Electronics technology has the capacity to revolutionise the way we do... »